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Taste is the new skill: Claire Silver on the future of AI-driven culture

Claire Silver is one of the most established AI-collaborative artists on the planet, and a leading pioneer of our AI-powered creative future.

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Trevor Jones is using art to show how technology is shaping society

Trevor Jones, a traditional painter and cryptoart leader, is a longstanding believer in technology's ability to enhance the experience of viewing art. But as well as enabling his medium, technology makes up one of the artist's key subject matters as he highlights the driving forces of change in the contemporary world at the intersection of art and tech.

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How a blockchain power couple use NFTs to legitimise LGBT art

Taiwanese artist YuLiang “YuYu” Liu and his partner Alex Aravantinos are making the cryptoart scene are more diverse place with their LGBT-inclusive takes on historic artworks. The Berlin-based couple speak to Nina Knaack about reforming popular culture, making a positive impact, and why they needed blockchain — and each other — to make it happen.

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Sarkin Foto is using the blockchain to keep Nigerian culture safe, forever

The ancient practices of postcolonial nations are too often forgotten. But Taofeek Ibrahim Adeshina, known to the web3 community as Sarkin Foto, is on a mission to immortalise his Nigerian heritage on the blockchain. He speaks to Ola Kalejaye about how he is telling his nation’s stories authentically, and why web3 is the place to do it.

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A.L. Crego gives his art a soul with web3

Spanish artist A.L. Crego is a digital artist through and through. But it wasn’t until he merged his GIF art with the web that he truly felt his heart sing. He talks to Nina Knaack about finding both canvas and museum in the digital realm, the certifying power of blockchain, and why web3 has finally given the internet a soul.

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DeltaSauce is sculpting infinite possibilities with AI

A new artistic vanguard is taking shape, and DeltaSauce is at the heart of it. The Texan’s meditative works have elevated him as an essential voice in the burgeoning AI art movement. He speaks to Signal about the parallels between woodworking and AI prompts, the meaning behind his art, and why relationships are the foundation of his career. Clovis McEvoy tells the story.

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Art as an embodied internet — Nathaniel Stern talks 25 years of practice

What does it feel like to move and be moved? Where does play become play-full, and make new meaning? Why is the body so often forgotten in front of our screens? Nathaniel Stern shares the story of his interactive art, and why it led him to the blockchain.

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How NFTs inspired a stormchaser to pursue her dreams

Storm-chasing photographer Lori Grace has always had a passion for extreme weather. But, after buying her first camera, she was transfixed by the spiritual process of turning the mighty forces of nature into art. She speaks with Ola Kalejaye about her run-ins with lightning, the validation of NFTs, and doing her bit to make web3 a more inclusive place.

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Studio Brasch is excavating the future of art with his ‘natural’ digital artefacts

Swedish artist Anders Brasch perceives his AI renderings as ‘natural’ digital artefacts. Creating harmony between opposing worlds, he combines the almighty powers of technology and nature to explore humanity, collective identity, and what gives an artwork its soul.

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neurocolor’s art gives you the psychedelic experience you never knew you needed

After graduating from a traditional art school, neurocolor began to create art that went against everything he had learnt there. But he discovered that there wasn’t a market for it. That was before he discovered NFTs. The Mexican artist tells Nina Knaack about finding unexplored relations between visual styles, and why web3 is the perfect place for avant-garde art to thrive and grow.

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Spreading her wings: how Tina Eisen is redefining beauty through macro photography

An admirer of the obscure, Tina Eisen is well-known for her exceptional macro self-portraits. Having accumulated more than 10 years of experience in the commercial beauty industry, she explores unconventional concepts in her personal projects. She talks with Nina Knaack about where her love for intricate detail comes from and how photographing herself has given her more artistic freedom.

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How a fascination with churches brought noCreative to the mecca for digital artists

3D artist Kristian Levin counts Vogue and Bang & Olufsen on his client list, but it was only when he created his moniker, noCreative, to share his personal art with the world that he unlocked true creative freedom. Now a SuperRare artist and member of the esteemed art collective, Bloom, Kristian tells Nina Knaack why moving to web3 was one of his best career moves yet.

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Lil Mahnaji on climbing to the heights of web3

New Yorker Lil Mahnaji has become one of the highest profile rooftoppers in web3 — and the only one to do so while wearing a hijab. She sits down with Mariquita de Boissière to discuss what her work is like as an openly Muslim, brown woman, and her hopes to inspire minorities to succeed in whatever field they choose.

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No artist stands out better than Naty – she takes us behind the orange and teal

Building cinematic worlds from (extra)ordinary scenarios, Milan-based photographer Naty crafts stories with her lens. She talks to Mariquita de Boissière about making art that people can connect with, and why representation on the blockchain matters.

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Will Zwey on rebelling against creative constraints through digital art

Former architect and death metal musician Will Zwey can show you a place you’ve always known and yet have somehow never been. She tells Michael Newkirk about breaking free from creative constraints on the blockchain and building worlds where past meets future.

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How artists can benefit from selling art as NFTs

Web3 is revolutionising the way that art is created, shared, and owned. By providing new avenues for tokenising and selling art, NFTs are building a new ecosystem, opening the door for artists to earn a living from their work and experience more creative freedom than ever before.

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ClownVamp on unlocking superpowers with AI art

After buying a CryptoPunk, ClownVamp didn’t get the satisfaction that he expected. He’s since used the proceeds to collect thousands of AI artworks, whilst his own work has been collected by the likes of Claire Silver, Zancan, and the Tezos Foundation. He explains why AI art is in a boom era, how to collect it, and which AI artists to pay attention to.

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Nathaniel Stern on creating a cyber-natural future on the blockchain

For Nathaniel Stern, life extends far further than the human experience. Connecting the dots between human feeling, nature, and technology, he explores the endless bounds of sensibility through his art. He speaks to Ola Kalejaye about The World After Us, and using art to ensure that world is good.

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How ocean photographer Angel is making waves in web3

Angel’s path from bartender to renowned NFT artist is characterised by resilience and an unshakeable creative urge. She sits down with Mariquita de Boissière to talk about the healing power of colour and how not sweating the small things can inspire creative breakthroughs.

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How The Passage is redefining what it means to buy digital art

Despite rapid advancements in crypto art, the process of purchasing it remains soulless. An immersive gallery in which every choice matters, Antony Rahman explores how The Passage reinterprets how we should buy digital art.

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